Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2008’

Indian Art & Artists

Indian Art & Artists

The Violin: An Indian Instrument? Globalization in music is not a recent phenomenon which can be attributed to MTV. It started much earlier than we give it credit. The violin it self was introduced to India by the British during the late eighteenth century. Hindustani and Karnatic music were well-defined by this time. There was one main difference though Hindustani …

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T20 MANIA - TWENTY20 COMES TO SOUTH FLORIDA

T20 MANIA – TWENTY20 COMES TO SOUTH FLORIDA

The format of T20 has been designed to do away not only with the dull and dreary lingering days of five-day Test Cricket, but also to do away with the seemingly static mid-innings phase of one-day cricket. This is a new version of the game that matches a thriller, brings more fizz to the game, combines the sport with top-level …

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Bollywood News

Bollywood News

Chitra Palekar’s ‘Maati Maay’ wins French award Chitra Palekar’s Maati Maay won the award ‘Prix du jury Graine de Cinephage’ in the feature films category, in the recently concluded 30th International Film Festival ‘Films de Femmes’ of Creteil, a suburb of Paris in France. This is the fourth international award won by Maati Maay, which is based on a short …

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WHY Don's I Like My Self?

WHY Don’s I Like My Self?

EXPLORING SELF-ESTEEM For the last several years, countless women have sat in my office saying and believing the worst possible things about themselves. Some common statements I hear are: “My English is not too good. My husband always make fun of it.” “I want to lose weight, I’m too fat.” “I can’t seem to make a decision about anything, I …

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THE HEALING POWEAR OF CURRY

THE HEALING POWEAR OF CURRY

One of India’s biggest gifts to the West has indeed been the famous dish known as curry. There are still doubts and debates go ingon as to the whereabouts of itsactual origin as well as who invented curry. In the end, none could disregard thelips macking taste of this spicyde light. Traditionally speaking, curry is a dish containing sautéed garlic, …

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Sabeer Bhatia

Sabeer Bhatia

This is the phenomenal success story of a magnetic personality – a 40-year-old Indian, a brainy but bewildered kid from Bangalore arrived at the Los Angeles Airport in September 1988 after a 22-hour flight, jetlagged, and starving. He was 19 at the time, had only $250 in his pocket, and didn’t know a single person in America. Today, 20 years …

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